Woodside Township (Wigton)

  • Description

    "Township in Wigton parish, Cumberland ward, Cumberland. Combined with Wigton to form Wigton-cum-Woodside CP 1887, which was then re-divided 1894, the new Woodside CP covering rural areas surrounding town of Wigton. CP enlarged by absorbing Oulton CP 1934....part of Wigton barony and manor. Dockray said by Thomas Denton to have been separate subsidiary manor, held by Dalston family from c.1540 to 1672. Economy: predominantly agricultural: said in later 17th century to produce abundant corn and hay....."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 3 months ago
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